Monthly Archives: January 2017

Dealing with liver and abdominal pain

Liver and abdominal pain are a frequent occurrence in people with chronic hepatitis C. Patients can sometimes find it difficult or even frustrating to...   Read More

Your liver: Why it’s so important

The liver is a very important organ. We cannot live without our liver. It performs over 500 different chemical functions and affects nearly every...   Read More

Tina’s story

Tina is a 43-year-old anesthesiologist from Dunedin. After a minor accident at work, she never would have imagined she had contracted hepatitis C. While...   Read More

Symptom series: Joint pain

Hepatitis C is an infection that primarily affects the liver. It also can cause problems elsewhere in the body, such as joint and muscle...   Read More

Hepatitis C and disclosure

When thinking about revealing information about your diagnosis to others perhaps the main question to ask yourself is, ‘what will be the benefits if...   Read More

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